Save the Children has disbursed the first tranche of direct cash transfers of USD 60 each to 400 households in Hodan District, which will continue for the next 4 months in an emergency project which is funded by European Union (EU) and United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
Shamso* is 24 years old mother of two children and lives with her husband. She is now in the last trimester of her pregnancy. Like many other residents in her village, Shamso* lost all her goats, her primary source of income, due to the drought.
Maryan is a 70-year-old grandmother living in an Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) camp in the Mudug region of North Eastern Somalia with her eight grandchildren— seven of them are orphans who have recently lost their mother. Maryan arrived in this camp 11 years ago after fleeing from a conflict in southern Somalia.
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